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The Man in the Iron Mask - Chapter 15, Colbert, Chapter 16, Jealousy, and Chapter 17, High Treason Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15, Colbert, Chapter 16, Jealousy, and Chapter 17, High Treason Summary

The next day, the celebration continues at Vaux. During a game of cards, King Louis XIV manages to win money while Fouquet loses, making the king very happy. The king sneaks away to see Louise La Valliere again. Louis tells her the plans to arrest Fouquet for stealing money from the government. Louise says that it is in incredibly bad taste to arrest Fouquet in his own house. The group hears others coming, and Louise flees. Seeing his chance, Colbert drops a paper and tells the king that Louise must have left it behind. The king picks it up as several torchbearers enter the clearing.

Chapter 16, Jealousy

Louis XIV reads the paper, which is supposedly a letter from Fouquet to Louise, telling her how much he loves her. This angers Louis XIV, who...

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